Diana and Her Companions, Johannes Vermeer, The masterful use of light along with the balance of subject matter is remarkable (Diana is not only in golden apparel, she is positioned perfectly along the Golden Ratio).
Is Vermeer's Girl With the Red Hat actually by a woman?
"The Milkmaid ("De Melkmeid" or "Het Melkmeisje"), sometimes called "The Kitchen Maid," is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer/Vermeer van Delft. It is housed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.